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Managing risk

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Moisture intrusion is a leading cause for construction litigation. Owners, developers and builders are always on the lookout for ways to reduce their risk. With the recent decrease of skilled labor, quality assurance on a project is in high demand. That’s why Weatherization Partners Ltd. implemented a risk management program last year....

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04/30/2018 11:03:00 | Viewed: 0
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A par of apples

DALLAS/FT WORTH - An apple is easy to remember. It’s usually on every flash card when learning the alphabet. When choosing a company name the apple didn’t fall far from Kirk Bounds, founder of Apple Pavements....

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Owning the name

DALLAS/FT WORTH - As a third generation plumber, Scott Ganske, owner of Ganske & Sons Plumbing, has hands-on experience all phases of residential and commercial plumbing jobs. He worked with his father until he decided to start his own company in 2003, which is family owned and operated....

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Crawfish a plenty

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Over 100 customers and friends attended the Big Sky Construction annual crawfish boil on Mar. 30 at their offices located at 407 Exposition Ave. -cmw...

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Celebrating 50 with 500

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Carl and Bunny Raba had a vision and in 1968 they began laying the groundwork to become an industry leader among engineering consulting firms. Together with Ronald Tolson, Raba & Tolson Consulting Engineers was established as a geotechnical engineering practice in San Antonio. By 1974, Dick Kistner joined the firm leading it into the expansion and practice of construction materials engineering....

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Bands of brothers

DALLAS/FT WORTH - In the 1980s, two brothers started Irri-Con, a residential irrigation landscaping company. Today, another pair of brothers in the family continues to grow the firm, now known as general contractor HQS Construction LLC....

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Focus - Truck drivers and concrete

HOUSTON - Holeman has been in the concrete industry since 1998. He has served as president of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Houston Chapter since 2016 and is a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA)....

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04/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Focus - Construction safety tightens

SAN ANTONIO - What are the “hot button” issues in the concrete industry? We continue to experience a shortage of qualified labor and volatility in the commodities markets causing spikes in pricing for concrete ready-mix, steel and lumber products used in our industry....

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Focus - A robust industry

DALLAS/FT WORTH - Sandbrook is a 1979 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in management, he spent 13 years in the U.S. Army which included a four-year tour in Germany in cavalry and engineering units, three years as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the Military Academy and two years as the Army Program representative to Raytheon. While teaching at West Point, Sanbr...

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Focus - Concrete and construction

AUSTIN - After moving to Texas in 1983, Angelo went to work for Trinity Engineering Testing Laboratories in the firm’s geotechnical department and then shortly transferred to the construction materials testing department and has been working with testing labs ever since....

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